The Hollywood Reporter says Hudgens will play Emily Locke, an insurance claims adjuster who toils at one of the worst insurance companies in America - and is increasingly worm out by the antics of the superheroes in the city.
Should Powerless become a series, it would mark a lot of firsts: it would be DC's first foray into half-hour comedy format, Hudgens' first ongoing TV role and the first superhero series for NBC. Ben Queen (A to Z ) is writing the script and will serve as executive producer alongside Michael Patrick Jann, (Reno 911!). Jann will also direct.
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